Browsing the May 2018 archive of Blog

Browsing the May 2018 archive of Blog

Pope Francis: Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/27/18

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost (20 May 2018) | Francis Vatican BasilicaSunday, 20 May 2018

In the first reading of today’s Liturgy, the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost is compared to “the rush of a violent wind” (Acts 2:2). What does this image tell us? ... Read More »

Pope’s message for World Mission Sunday 2018

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/19/18

Pope’s message for World Mission Sunday 2018 In his message released on May 19, Pope Francis urges young people to join the Church in bringing the Gospel to all. By Robin Gomes

The Vatican on Saturday released the message of Pope Francis for this year’s World Mission Sunday, in ... Read More »

The Wide Spectrum of Mothering

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/13/18

To those who gave birth this year to their first child— we celebrate with you.

To those who lost a child this year— we mourn with you.

To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains— we appreciate you.

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Pope Francis on the Ascension

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/13/18

On the Ascension of Christ  

Dear brothers and sisters, hello,

Today in Italy and in other countries the Ascension of Jesus into heaven is being celebrated, 40 days after Easter. The Acts of the Apostles recounts this episode, Jesus’ final departure from his disciples and from this world ... Read More »